1069 Covington St. -
Oviedo, Florida - 32765 - United States
|Experience||I have been animating with After Effects for several years now and have a thorough understanding of how to create an eye-catching animation of your information that will be easy to understand. Check out my samples in the demo reel URL.|
Address: 1069 Covington St., Oviedo, FL 32765
Cell: (727) 417-1859
Web Portfolios: http://www.facebook.com/pages/DuetStudio-Illustration/191998680813284
EDUCATION & TRAINING
1985 - 1987: Attended Brevard Community College while seeking A.A. degree
1977 - 1982: Graduate of various U.S.A.F. management training courses
1976 - 1977: Graduate of U.S.A.F. Technical training school of automotive repair
- 1975: Graduate of Santa Rita H.S., Tucson, AZ
1990 - present: DUETSTUDIO, illustration studio, FL - I began DuetStudio in response to the increasing demand for my freelance illustration work. I have supplied illustration and design for clients like TIME, Esquire, BusinessWeek, Disney’s Family Fun Magazine, Golf Digest, Sports Illustrated, Modern Maturity, Motorola, Coca-Cola, TIME-Warner Books (including illustrations for Tiger Wood's first personally written book), YMCA, The Chicago Tribune, The Independence (large newspaper, London) etc. I have been responsible for all aspects of running a successful business including: self-promotional campaigns, website design and implementation, subcontracting photographers and models, art directing photo-shoots, billing/finance, purchasing, collection, etc. I worked hand-in-hand with local advertising agencies on ad design and illustration. Please note that any gaps in the timeline below were when I was working my freelance studio full-time.
2006-2010: ST. PETERSBURG TIMES newspaper, St. Petersburg, FL - Editorial artist. I created deadline graphics and illustrations on a daily basis using a variety of software.
1997 - 1999: VIRGINIAN-PILOT newspaper, Norfolk, VA - Editorial artist. In addition to the duties outlined below I designed several of the ongoing special sections and new teen section, and redesign the business section. I also began a special activities page for kids called the Christmas Fun Page that ran each Christmas Eve.
1997 - 1997: ORLANDO SENTINEL newspaper, Orlando, FL - I created graphics and illustrations on a daily basis using a variety of software. I trained other artists in the use of Photoshop. I worked one-on-one with news, sports and features designers and editors on page and graphic display.
1994 - 1997: VIRGINIAN-PILOT newspaper, Norfolk, VA - Editorial artist. I created deadline graphics and illustrations on a daily basis using a variety of software. I also designed and created the graphics for the paper's first web site. Some supervisory duties when art director was on vacation included: Organization and assignment of jobs, ordering supplies, meeting with editors in daily planning meetings and suggesting graphic possibilities. I was also responsible for reviewing and purchasing up-to-date Macintosh hardware and software for the art department and preparing the operating and capital budgets. I also trained staff artists in the use of hardware and software.
1987 - 1994: FLORIDA TODAY newspaper, Melbourne, FL - Editorial artist. I created graphics and illustrations on a daily basis. Supervisory duties when art director was on vacation. I was also responsible for reviewing and purchasing Macintosh equipment. My last year was spent on the paper’s first Design/Presentation Desk headed up by Don Wittekind, Graphics Director for the Sun-Sentinel in Ft. Lauderdale.
STYLES & SOFTWARE
CAPABILITIES: I can create realistic, conceptual and cartoon artwork quickly and professionally in several styles and software programs.
2D: Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, many web related programs and utilities.
3D: Cinema 4D, Poser, Mudbox.
MOTION/WEB: After Effects, Flash, Dreamweaver
2010: 3 Society of Newspaper Awards of Excellence for my illustration work
2009: 5 Society of Newspaper Awards of Excellence for my illustration work
2008: 2 Society of Newspaper Awards of Excellence for my illustration work
2007: 1 Society of Newspaper Award of Excellence for my illustration work
2003: Evangelical Press Association third place award for Full-Color Original
Art in Physician Magazine, "Building a Marriage Bridge"
1998: Print Magazine Regional Design Annual Award of Excellence
1995: Virginia Press Association award for illustration
|Education||I have 20+ years of design experience in illustration, informational graphics, motion graphics and am ready to help you create a business generation video for your company.|
|Speciality||I specialize in all aspects of 2d animation, including character animation and motion graphics.|
|Mac all the way|
|All CS5 products which include After Effects, Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, Dreamweaver|
and Cinema 4d for 3d graphics.
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Submitted by John Corbitt on Apr 1, 2012
1069 Covington St. -